Gender Editorial

Holland Primm, Editor in Chief

September 27, 2016

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The Target bathrooms become open to transgender customers, the gay community gains strength in numbers and influence, and students are exposed to other students that are different from them. Meanwhile, half the population celebrates while the other half is infuriated. The controversy over the LGBTQ community is an argument that has...

Traditional gender roles challenged in current culture

Traditional gender roles challenged in current culture

September 27, 2016

Stats: women in the workplace (minority women) Wage gap Colors gender specific Makeup gender spe...

Epipens

Olivia Staumbaugh, Reporter

September 27, 2016

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During a Fourth of July cookout in 2007, junior Nicco Bersi fought for his life that a walnut cookie almost took, but with having his EpiPen in hand, his life was saved. The price of the life-saving EpiPen has increased by more than 500% since 2009. This affects a huge community of people with allergies. With the EpiPen now...

Earthquake

Nathan Plowman, Copy Editor

September 27, 2016

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It was a normal early Saturday morning on September 3rd. The majority of Northwest Arkansas was fast asleep, lost in their slumbers and dreams. All was quiet, until a major 5.6 magnitude earthquake shook nearly six states. Theater teacher Samantha Couch was not expecting to be awoken by such a massive tremor that morning. “I ...

College Page

Maggie Cebuhar, Reporter

September 27, 2016

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“What’s your favorite subject? What’s your preferred learning method? Do you have any hobbies? What about pets? Description of your family? Your favorite color?” Everyone knows the “All About You” forms that come at the beginning of every school year in every class. Look forward to after graduation for more ...

Upcoming EAST project promotes girl power

Gabriella Maestri, News

February 25, 2016

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A strong supporter of feminism, senior Peyton Stewman created a project for female members of EAST that she believes can help instill confidence in the next generation of girls. A list of 16 girls from Hellstern Middle School was given to the ladies of EAST to mentor through the girl’s club that EAST members are trying to...

Marshall Islands begin to sink

Gabriella Maestri, News

February 25, 2016

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Scrolling through her Facebook timeline, senior Queenie Ria saw a post about a month ago that brought tears to her eyes. Ria discovered that the Marshall Islands are disappearing, and to Ria, these islands’ are home. “I was about to cry and then I breathed. I think it’s just going to happen. I think my family is go...

The Lisle Factor

Riley Neil, Reporter

February 18, 2016

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Sophomore Olivia Lisle spends her afternoons practicing for the next Cross Country meet, her mornings studying at Onyx coffee lab for her AP class, and her weekdays in the language academy with fluent Spanish speaking students in preparation for the six months that she will be spending in Spain next year. Lisle will be studyi...

Sex Trafficing

Hunter Cloud, Reporter

December 1, 2015

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A hundred students packed into the seminar room from Mrs. Wheeler, Mr. Nokes, Mrs. Lamb, and Mrs. Haney’s fourth period classes in complete silence for 45 minutes as they listened to a presentation about a sensitive topic that is a problem in the world. That problem is sex trafficking and it affects approximately 4.5 million pe...

#JusticeForTreyton

Kacie Young, Review Editor

December 1, 2015

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Justice for Treyton has become a moderate movement within these walls and in our stadium. Students are either rallying for him, against him, or not at all. After shouting “The administration can suck it” at the homecoming parade on September 24th, senior Treyton Baker received three days of in school suspension. “I t...

Band for the “wind”

Amanda Thattanakham, A&E Editor

December 1, 2015

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Junior Emily Boyce and senior Russell Perez’s day starts much earlier than the average high school student. The two, along with the rest of the band, spend hours under the blazing sun every morning and commit a large portion of time to perfect their craft. “It’s a big deal for all of us, because it gives us an oppor...

DECA rebranding

Amanda Thattanakham, A&E Editor

December 1, 2015

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A new school year invites new teachers, leading to new clubs and sponsors. DECA’s newest sponsor, Laurie Jennings, the graphic design teacher, is taking action and working towards a “rebranding” of the infamous club. With a new set of officers, sponsor, and purpose, DECA has a fresh foundation to succeed. “DECA is a cl...

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